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  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a step that reinforces its planned expansion and diversification strategy Dryad Maritime – the UK’s largest commercial specialist in Maritime Intelligence – yesterday announced the opening of its new office development in Hastings, UK. The move is the next phase in a major programme of expansion and comes as Dryad seek to harness growth […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dryad Maritime, the UK’s maritime intelligence agency, has unveiled plans for a strategic expansion of their operations into Asia Pacific and the Americas. The official announcement will be made to the maritime industry at Posidonia 2014, where Dryad will be revealing the future vision, business strategies and broader expansion plans that are to guide the company’s […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Armed pirates attacked and boarded a refrigerated cargo ship underway off the Niger Delta and kidnapped four crew members on October 19, the U.K.-based maritime intelligence company Dryad Maritime reports. There are currently no details relating to the identity of the attacked vessel or the location of the kidnapped crew members. The pirates also stole ship’s […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The latest attacks on Libya’s oil ports by Islamic State (IS) forces are likely to continue along the coast as militants further their ambitions in Libya, maritime security company Dryad Maritime believes. However, at this stage there is no evidence that this intent will extend to attacking vessels offshore, Dryad added. The prediction comes following an IS […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime crime incidents across Southeast Asia increased by 38% in the first nine months of 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the U.K.-based maritime intelligence company, Dryad Maritime, who called upon the three nations surrounding the Singapore Strait, in particular, to provide a permanent security presence to deter criminals and protect […]

  • 3 April 2017

    Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Mukalla, Yemen, in the vicinity of Socotra, Dryad Maritime told World Maritime News referring to the data from United Kingdom Marine Trade Operations (UKMTO). The vessel is believed to have been taken to Eyl, Somalia on April 1st. Up […]

  • 27 January 2015

    Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for 2014. According to the said figures, two crew members were killed and over 35 crew members are reported to had been kidnapped in 2014. It is estimated that the total number of crew members currently held in captivity is 30. Infographic: […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Armed pirates attacked and boarded a refrigerated cargo ship underway off the Niger Delta and kidnapped four crew members on October 19, the U.K.-based maritime intelligence company Dryad Maritime reports. There are currently no details relating to the identity of the attacked vessel or the location of the kidnapped crew members. The pirates also stole ship’s […]

  • 13 April 2018

    Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

  • 14 August 2015

    The hijacking of the Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim on August 8 in the Malacca Strait has provided yet another timely reminder of the current risks facing seafarers in Southeast Asia, particularly in and around the Malaysian Peninsula, according to the U.K.-based maritime intelligence agency Dryad Maritime. August 9 saw the recovery of the tanker by […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The claim that in today’s information age, with open source media instantly available via mobile devices or at the desk, the ability to identify and analyse security threats before a voyage is considered should not be taken for granted, as explained by maritime intelligence company Dryad Maritime. There are numerous issues to consider including what […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    There has been very little involvement from regional security forces in Southeast Asia amid the recent attacks on six shipping vessels in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait despite local VTIS broadcast reports of incidents, maritime security firm Dryad Maritime said in an analysis. Over two nights, six […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    There has been very little involvement from regional security forces in Southeast Asia amid the recent attacks on six shipping vessels in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait despite local VTIS broadcast reports of incidents, maritime security firm Dryad Maritime said in an analysis. Over two nights, six […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK’s maritime intelligence and operations company Dryad Maritime has released its analysis of worldwide reported incidents of piracy and crime against mariners for 2015. Southeast Asia saw a 10% rise in maritime crime from 2014, continuing year on year trends. A large portion of the incidents reported have occurred in the Caribbean, Central and South […]

  • 14 August 2015

    The hijacking of the Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim on August 8 in the Malacca Strait has provided yet another timely reminder of the current risks facing seafarers in Southeast Asia, particularly in and around the Malaysian Peninsula, according to the U.K.-based maritime intelligence agency Dryad Maritime. August 9 saw the recovery of the tanker by […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime intelligence agency Dryad’s maritime crime figures for Quarter 1 (January to March) of 2015. Namely, kidnapping of crew for ransom remains the most significant threat to mariners in the region. In March 2015, eight crew were […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The latest report of a tanker hijack in Southeast Asia has prompted Dryad Maritime to issue an advisory to its shipping clients, on the basis that the crime follows a pattern, which has seen up to six such attacks, over the last nine months. MT Orapin 4, laden with a fuel oil cargo, departed Singapore […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    There is an increasing threat from Southeast Asia piracy, maritime intelligence company Dryad Maritime warned following the release of their Q2 figures which show that the area continues to experience the highest number of maritime crime incidents in 2014 when compared to other traditional piracy hot spots.   The warning comes in the wake of […]

  • 22 April 2016

    Two crewmembers of an offshore supply vessel have been kidnapped offshore Nigeria this week. According to the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre , the pirates attacked and boarded the offshore supply vessel underway. Alarm was raised and crew was mustered. IMB PRC says the non-essential crew retreated into the citadel. In an incident which reportedly happened on […]

  • 26 March 2020

    Ships sailing off the coast of West Africa reported at least 3 suspicious approaches over the past two days.

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Turkish Suezmax tanker Istanbul foils pirate attack off Brass.

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia have seen a significant increase in kidnapping incidents in 2016, according to data released by UK’s maritime intelligence and operations company Dryad Maritime. The 2016 figures show that 62 people were kidnapped worldwide in comparison to 19 in 2015 and 9 in 2014. While the number of mariners involved is small, […]